Looking for something to do this weekend? Why not visit the Irish Beauty Show, learn how to screenprint, or go to a festival? Happy weekend from IMAGE!
Flea For Choice Here
Flea for Choice is a brand new pop-up flea market to raise funds for the Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC) will take place today at Wigwam, Middle Abbey Street, from 12PM – 5PM. This is the first Flea For Choice market in collaboration with F Festival; a new multi-faceted platform aimed at generating visibility and equality for women in the arts. ARC will be running an information stand where you can sign their petition to repeal the 8th Amendment. Some Merch for Choice will be for sale too. REPEAL Project will be there on the day operating a photo booth and visitors are invited to come by and get their portrait taken to show support for the cause. Click here for more info.
Visit The Irish Beauty Show Here
Ireland’s largest annual beauty trade show returns tomorrow, Sunday 12th, and Monday 13th at the RDS Simmonscourt, Dublin 4. With over 350 brands and 1000s worth of saving’s this beauty show is one not to be missed with all the latest trends for 2017. Registration for the event is now closed but there are limited tickets available on the door and more information with times can be found here.
Learn The Art Of Screenprinting Here
Contemporary Dublin-based Artist Neil Dunne will host a live screenprinting workshop at SO Fine Art Editions, 10 Anne Street South, today from 2PM-3:30PM. A seasoned and dynamic printer, Neil will demonstrate the process of screenprinting while giving a brief history of this artform. Neil Dunne is an Irish printmaker and visual artist specialising in screen printing, installation and visual arts. Currently researching an MFA at the National College of Art and Design and having graduated from NCAD with an Honours BA in Fine Art/Printmaking and Art History in 2014, he received the NCAD postgraduate scholarship from 2015 – 2017. Booking not essential but arrive early to avoid disappointment. Click here for more info.
Celebrate Being A Woman Here
The Grand Social will hold a celebratory day of debate, dance, music, gifts, and conversation tomorrow, Sunday 12th, to mark the week of International Women’s Day. Tickets are €12 at the door and a full schedule of performers can be found here. Come to reflect, debate and have fun!
Enjoy F Festival Here
On Saturday March 11, eleven venues across Dublin will host F Festival, a variety of events celebrating women in art, comedy, film, music, and spoken word. This is the second year of the festival – last years saw over 35 performers take to stages across Dublin, while 15 films written and directed by women were screened. F. 2017 will see even more fresh talent take the stage with a few new special additions. enjoy workshops during the day in some of Dublin’s finest venues, and catch sine hefty riffs and dirty disco beats by night to keep you entertained. Don’t forget your dancing shoes! Click here to see the full F Festival schedule.